Yellow split pea dip has a lively flavour and makes a great substitute for hummus. I have always been a fan of hummus and enjoy it as a dip and sandwich spread. But, my husband can’t eat tahini and my kids dislike hummus so I’m always left eating a batch […]
Coconut & Sweet Chili Steamed Mussels with Lentils are easy to prepare and cook quickly. Enjoy them as a starter or as your main dish. There are many reasons why mussels are good to eat. They’re delicious, of course, but they’re also environmentally friendly and sustainably cultivated. Read more about the environmental […]
Two Lentil Soup with Marjoram uses red lentils for thickening and green lentils for texture. This winter in Southern New Brunswick we’re getting a glimpse of what it must be like to live on the West Coast. It’s not that we’re having West Coast weather exactly, it’s just that we’re […]
Beluga Lentil Lettuce Wraps make a light and delicious summer meal.It was Margaret Begner who introduced me to lovely beluga lentils. She and her husband ran two of my favourite restaurants in Saint John, Dufferin Inn and Opera Bistro. Margaret had a gruff warmth that drew me in and was […]
Winter squash and roasted red pepper lentil soup is smooth, flavourful and substantial, just right for damp winter days. What do you do when your kids announce they’re sick of soup? From October to March I’d be happy to eat soup every day. It’s warming and satisfying, nourishing and a […]
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